Read the lates news around the world on

You are not connected. Please login or register

Haiti-Police: 17950 arrests and 16312 cases in 2009

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]


Haiti-Police: 17 950 arrests and 16 312 cases handled in 2009

The National Police of Haiti on Thursday presented a comparative overview of activities undertaken during the year 2009. The offenses have increased by over 8% compared to 2008 while the murder cases increased by 20%.

The police authorities had treated 14 590 in 2008, making a 8.3% increase compared to 2009. The number of arrests also increased by 4% from 17,169 in 2008 to 17 950 in 2009.

The Department of the West comes in first place with 7 487 recorded cases and 7 368 arrests resulting in a rate of 45. 98% of cases while the South has the lowest percentage is 0.73.

On the other hand, spokesman of the HNP, Frantz Lerebours said that cases of murder and shootings have increased 20% compared to 2008. "They went from 577 in 2008 to 729, this is due to a 10% decline in the rate of arrests," he informed.

Source: PC / HPN (French)
Levanjiltv: English Translation

View user profile
Share this post on: diggdeliciousredditstumbleuponslashdotyahoogooglelive

No Comment.

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum